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them? because of something called the iron dome. it's a defense system that uses radar to detect in-coming rockets and determine where they will land. if it is headed towards a populated area the gunner shoots the missile out of the sky. it is particularly good at detecting the smaller, older rockets that the palestinians use. iron dome has had an incredible 85% successful rate against the 300 rockets the palestinians have fired. the gulf missiles intercepted less than 10% of their target. iron dome has always made a huge difference. as of today, israel has only reported three deaths. in gaza the death toll is closer to 100 including 24 children and 10 women. but the price for each missile over $60,000 and the u.s. has helped to fund the system. president obama asked to help provide money to develop iron dome. the cost of rebuilding whole neighborhoods would be far greater than the cost of the interceptors. so joining me now is matthew duss from the center for american progress. matthew welcome inside "the war room." >> hi thank you. >> jennifer: you bet. so how has the iron dome sy
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